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Police Blotter

Jan. 6, 10:12 a.m.

A caller told police that a patient had what appeared to be marijuana. Police were asked to come pick it up.

Jan. 6, 11:24 a.m.

A man was riding a dirt bike at a high speed, police said. When police confronted the man, they said he had a slight attitude.

Jan. 6, 5:11 p.m.

Police said a man was walking down Nevada Way and yelling at people. The man was also stopping drivers to yell at them.

Jan. 7, 9:31 a.m.

A caller told police to be on the lookout because a pair of elk antlers had been taken.

Jan. 7, 1:05 p.m.

Police were notified of people scoping the neighborhood around the golf courses. A caller told police that chains had been cut and motion sensors were tampered with.

Jan. 8, 8:18 a.m.

A mother told police her son returned at 7 a.m. and she wanted them to issue him a ticket for breaking curfew.

Jan. 8, 3:56 p.m.

Police received numerous calls about a man lying on the ground by the highway.

Jan. 9, 1:56 p.m.

The driver of a gold Hyundai made threats to another person because the other person told him that he didn’t stop at a stop sign, police said.

Jan. 9, 3:34 p.m.

A man told police he bought a new house and the previous owner was still living there.

Jan. 10, 10:23 a.m.

Police responded to the scene of a dead cat.

Jan. 10, 2:21 p.m.

A woman told police that someone left her a graphic voicemail.

Jan. 11, 6:03 p.m.

A caller told police that a man and a woman just left a store with diapers, formula and a cream pie.

Jan. 12, 6:03 p.m.

Police said a man, who possibly had a knife, had started a fight inside a bar.

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